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Boston Children’s Museum
308 Congress Street
Boston, MA 02210
(617) 426-6500

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Open Everyday 10am-5pm
Friday: 10am-9pm

Ways to Save

Boston Children’s Museum offers visitors many options for discounted Admission. If you have any questions about these discounts, please contact the Museum at 617-426-6500 x200.
Multi-Language Ways to Save Brochure (PDF download)

Please note: Proof of discount must be presented at the time of purchase. No refunds will be issued for discounts requested after Admission. Discounts may not be valid for special events.

Type of Discount Details Required for Discount
$1 Friday Nights
Every Friday from 5-9pm, admission is $1 per person. Check in at Admissions after 5pm
Library Coupons
Participating libraries have discount coupons in-house and distribute them to patrons using various methods. Library patrons receive half price admission for up to 4 people with a date specific library coupon. A date specific, library discount coupon must be presented at the Admissions Desk. Check participating library list in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island.
Last Hour Discount Visitors entering the Museum during the last hour the Museum is open (Saturday - Thursday) receive half price admission. This discount does not apply on Friday Nights. Must check in at Admissions during the last hour Saturday - Thursday
Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) and Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Cardholders

Sponsored by Highland Street Foundation
EBT and WIC cardholders from all 50 states can show their EBT or WIC card to pay only $2 per person cash admission. The discount applies for up to four people per card, per visit. The Museum does not process EBT or WIC transactions; cash or other payment must be provided for admission. A valid EBT or WIC card AND a photo ID
Teacher Discount Free admission for active New England teachers (K-8). This includes MA, NH, CT, RI, VT, and ME. A valid work ID, union card, or paystub AND a photo ID
Military Discount United States Armed Forces Active Duty Personnel and Veterans will receive complimentary admission.
A valid Active Military or Veterans ID
WGBH discount WGBH members receive $1 off general admission for up to 4 people. Must present a current WGBH membership card AND a photo ID
Red Sox Kid Nation Children who are members of Red Sox Kid Nation receive $2 off the general admission price. Red Sox Kid Nation membership card
Go Boston Go Boston Card holders receive free admission to the Museum. Cards are issued one per person for a specific period of days or amount of attractions. Cards must be scanned in the appropriate card reader in order to determine if they are valid for that day. A valid GO Boston Card

The Museum is closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas.
The Museum closes at 3pm on Thanksgiving Eve, Christmas Eve & New Year’s Eve.
The Museum opens at noon on New Year’s Day.

NOTE: Children younger than 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Adults unaccompanied by children must leave proper photo identification at the Admissions Desk. Examples: State Driver’s License or Passport.

Plentiful Weekday & Weekend Discounted Parking Available